Thames Water

Our Company

Our history dates back to the 1600s with the creation of the New River.

It features some pretty impressive engineering projects, record-breaking investment, UK firsts and water industry-leading initiatives

  • UK's largest water and wastewater services provider
  • 15 million customers
  • 4,700 employees
  • One of the cheapest providers, with customers paying an average £1.01 per day
  • Kemble Water Holdings Ltd, a consortium of institutional investors managed by the Macquarie Capital Funds (Europe) Limited, acquired Thames Water on 1 December 2006

Water services

  • 9 million clean water customers in London and the Thames Valley
  • An average of 2,600m litres of drinking water supplied per day
  • Operation and maintenance of 102 water treatment works, 30 raw water reservoirs, 288 pumping stations and 235 clean water service reservoirs.
  • Our tap water costs less than a tenth of a penny per litre
  • Drinking water quality is meeting 99.99 per cent of stringent tests
  • Half a million drinking water quality tests undertaken each year

Sewerage services

  • 15 million wastewater customers
  • 350 sewage works treating an average of more than 4.4bn litres per day of wastewater
  • 67,000 miles of sewer, 2,530 pumping stations and 1.2 million manholes
  • Two sludge-powered generators and 19 combined heat and power plants generating 153 GWh of renewable electricity
  • All wastewater treatment facilities are currently operating within Environment Agency compliance guidelines.

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Careers in the Water Sector

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Latest Opportunities

  • Mechanical and electrical technician

     £35200 -  £40480 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a mechanical and electrical technician to ensure that all equipment at our sewage treatment works are running...

  • Specialist billing agent – metered owners

     £18700 -  £20000 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The Billing and Collections team are responsible the accurate billing and payment collection for 3.2m directly billed...

  • Digital eService product executive

     £29750 -  £40250 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? As a Digital Service Product Executive you will support delivery of the Thames Water digital self-serve roadmap and our logged...

  • Process controls analyst

     £35000 -  £40000 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a driven Analyst to form part of our Audit and Assurance team- a team who has a proven track record of...

  • Financial efficiency manager

     £60000 -  £72000 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a highly effective and driven Financial Efficiency Manager to support the delivery of a programme of...

  • Customer service advisor

     £17000 -  £23000 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We work in a critical and fascinating business that delivers water and wastewater service to a quarter of the UK, provides...

  • Document handler

    Up to  £19800 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The purpose of this role is to provide a service to internal customers, by efficient handling of inbound email contacts and...

  • Environmental permitting technical coordinator - air emissions

     £26000 -  £30000 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The provision of our water supply and wastewater services has the potential to generate a significant quantity of air...

  • Production optimisation engineer

     £36550 -  £52000 per annum

    Closing date: 22/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a water production engineer to be a key point of expertise and advice responsible for reviewing and...

  • Customer service agent (full time) - Reading

     £17500 -  £18500 per annum

    Closing date: 04/02/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? It's an exciting time to be working in our customer service team as we continue on our journey to being a leading water...

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